Help! My peafowl peep is walking sideways!

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by CochinQueen6, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. CochinQueen6

    CochinQueen6 New Egg

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    I don't know what is wrong with her. She's white and only 4 months old. We gave her a separate dish of water from the 4 others that she is with. She drank some and seems to be doing a little better. But is still walking funny.
     
  2. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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    Does she have any other symptoms?
     
  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Not sure what could be going on with her. When you say "walking funny", what do you mean? Stumbling? Walking sideways? Unsteady balance?
     
  4. connerhills

    connerhills Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would guess it has worms.. You need Ivermectian or goat wormer ( panacure ) ,, soon or it will die. You can get these at most farm or feed stores ,,about 3/4 cc of ivermec (1% ) orally ,, DO NOT put it in the wind pipe.. This can also be injected under the skin on the neck Panacure does not take as much maybe 1/4 cc same ways .. I have done this a number of times but by the time they are walkiing sidways and will not get up.. they dont have much time left. As I have not seen the bird I am only guessing, based on my experiance. It would be a good idea to start a worming scheduel on the rest of the birds. It could be cocsid. ,,.. what does the stools look like ? In blackhead they normally just up an die with out much warning. good luck let us all know ..... George @ connerhills
     

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